Region: England

Former Coca-Cola executive sentenced over UK bribery scheme

In a first for the UK’s Met Police, a London court also sentenced three companies for failing to prevent bribery.

14 April 2022

UK regulator investigates audit of Gupta-owned Liberty Commodities

The UK’s accounting regulator is investigating the audit of a metals trading company whose corporate parent is under investigation by the SFO.

10 February 2022

UK bank regulator fines Standard Chartered £47 million over reporting failures

The penalty is the largest the Prudential Regulation Authority has imposed in a case where it is the sole enforcer.

20 December 2021

Petrofac hires Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan for compliance audits

26 October 2021

SFO defends conduct in ex-Unaoil executive’s foreign bribery trial

Of course there were errors and omissions, there always are in a disclosure exercise of this kind,” the SFO’s counsel told a London court on Thursday about evidence handed to the defence ahead of trial.

21 October 2021

Greenberg Traurig recruits leading London white-collar lawyer

Greenberg Traurig has hired Jo Rickards and six other lawyers from Mishcon de Reya as shareholders in its London office.

13 October 2021

ENRC barrister: SFO investigation is based on dishonest conduct

Kazakh mining company ENRC kicked off the first day of closing submissions in an explosive London civil trial by taking aim at the origins of the SFO investigation into its operations and alleged dishonesty by its former lawyer.

22 September 2021

ENRC files libel lawsuit against FT journalist over Kleptopia book

31 August 2021

GIR Live returns in London – in pictures

Global Investigations Review’s first post-lockdown in-person conference, chaired by Stephen Gentle of Simmons & Simmons and Susannah Cogman of Herbert Smith Freehills, took place in London on Wednesday 21 July.

22 July 2021

Two UK companies settle bribery allegations

The case marks the first time that the SFO has agreed more than one DPA from a single investigation.

20 July 2021

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